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Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues


Railcar Builder Readies Financing Program

One of the largest railcar manufacturers in the U.S. is positioning itself as a routine issuer of asset-backed bonds.

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Fidelity Crafting Vehicle to Purchase ABCP

Fidelity Investments is planning a fund that would buy asset-backed commercial paper, a potential bright spot for a market that has been hurt by a recent...

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Barclays to Recommence Trading in Europe

Barclays is back in the business of trading asset- and mortgage-backed bonds in Europe.

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Wells Places Spotlight on Trustees

Mortgage-bond buyers are reexamining their exposures to trustees in the wake of Wells Fargo’s move last week to withhold $94 million from investors...

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European Buysiders Sizing Up US CLOs

European investors are showing an increasing interest in U.S. collateralized loan obligations.

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Regulatory Relief Seen for European Insurers

European Union regulators are considering market-friendly adjustments to their Solvency 2 initiative.

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NPL Offerings to Dwindle as RPLs Take Off

A long-awaited transition appears to be taking place in the market for bonds backed by dented mortgages.

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Reassured Alphabet Back In Buying Mode

Google parent Alphabet has reversed a contraction in its asset-backed bond portfolio.

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Deutsche Targets Non-Qualified Mortgages

Deutsche Bank is positioning itself as an underwriter of bonds backed by home loans that don’t conform with the Consumer Financial Protection...

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Jefferies Payout Revealed in Court Filing

Former Jefferies executive William Jennings received a $10 million severance payment from the bank when it forced him out, court documents show.

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CLO Pros to Huddle Over Loan Shortage

A lack of fresh assets and continuing regulatory pressures will take center stage at this year’s biggest collateralized loan obligation...

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Fitch's Dean to Aid Kroll's Growth Effort

Kroll has hired former Fitch executive Michael Dean as head of issuer relations for its asset-backed bond rating unit.

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